Stirling and District Schools Pipe Band led the way at Belfast last weekend (12th June 2015), overcoming fierce competition to become UK Champions in their grade.
The band, were delighted by their convincing win. Pipe Major, Christopher Gibb, praised their dedication, hard work and commitment to quality.
“The band practises tirelessly throughout the winter and summer months, making personal sacrifices to attend band rehearsals. The young people come from across the Stirling area and from many different backgrounds. To see how well they get on and work together is an absolute pleasure and this prize is a direct result of that hard work over the years.”
The UK Championships mark the second major competition of the 2015 season. 92 bands and 42 Drum Majors made the trip to Belfast to compete at the impressive Stormont venue.
The band will next compete in the European Championships at Forres at the end of June.